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Oryx and Crake Essay

  • Submitted by: thatsforsure
  • on November 17, 2013
  • Category: English
  • Length: 720 words

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Oryx and crake

Summary of the Article

The Article “It’s Game Over for Ever” produced by Bouson, J. Brooks is an

article focusing on our ability to control a probable future with a

thesis that a time will come when the very word people will have no use due to people

like Crake.. Bouson, J. Brooks speaks about a future world which will

be dominated absolutely by the scientist-holding all the power.

Here in this article, the author is of the opinion that the liberal arts have become

“almost worthless pastimes”. Here the characters themselves hold the solution to our

futures with a strange twist of ideas of scientific imperialism. The Author is of the view

that science will be used not be victorious over the natural world but to keep human

nature under control by creating bio-engineered and environmentally friendly hominids.

The character Crake fails to genetically stop the desire for the creative and to make sense.

The ultimate result here is that we have a symbolic thinking of the kind which leads them

(Crake Oryx and Snowman’ Jimmy) to regard the first as a God, the second as a Goddess

and the third as their prophet.

Another interesting as well as a peculiar characteristic feature of the ‘Crackers’ is their

inability for abstract thinking, the pre catastrophe world is plagued by wordplay where

the   post catastrophe world is losing words. Atwood is found using   speech language and

exerts   which run over the mental slate of Snowman , it is true that Snowman is shown

expressing reverence for both art and language.

In this tale of   a futuristic, scientifically guided new beginning of creation, having its

origin out of the deep cavern of thought of the brain of science (Crake) stands unique for

its outstanding features-one of which is that

after the end of out civilization which will remain, are the nothing but the words, the

stories and the legends. In this way, the author has let her opinions...

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